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 History

For more than a century and a half, a grim tale has passed down through Michael Veitch's family: the story of the Ticonderoga, a clipper ship that sailed from Liverpool in August 1852, crammed with poor but hopeful emigrants - mostly Scottish victims of the Clearances and the potato fami... read more

Hell Ship
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 History

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The incredible, harrowing account of how American democracy was hacked by Moscow as part of a covert operation to influence the U.S. election and help Donald Trump gain the presidency. RUSSIAN ROULETTE is a story of political skullduggery unprecedented... read more

Russian Roulette
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In The Edge of Memory, Patrick Nunn explores the science in folk history. He looks at ancient tales and traditions that may be rooted in scientifically verifiable fact, and can be explored via geological evidence, such as... read more

The Edge of Memory - Ancient Stories, Oral Tradition and the Post-Glacial World
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The best-loved building in Australia nearly didn't get off the drawing board. When it did, the lives of everyone involved in its construction were utterly changed: some for the better, many for the worse. Helen Pitt t... read more

The House: The Dramatic Story of the Sydney Opera House and the People Who Made It
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Populism can be a dirty word. Brexit and the election of Donald Trump have certainly given it a bad name. But rather than associating it with demagoguery and exclusion, might we better see it as a backlash against free market globalisation? Might it be... read more

Populism Now!: The Case For Progressive Populism
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'When it comes to our future, misplaced optimism is as dangerous as blind faith. What is needed is the courage to face the way things are, and the wisdom and imagination to work out how to make things better.'Australia's unpreceden... read more

Australia Reimagined: Towards a more compassionate, less anxious society
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 History

Series:Civilisations Ser.

Companion to the major new BBC documentary series CIVILISATIONS, presented by Mary Beard, David Olusoga and Simon SchamaOscar Wilde said 'Life imitates Art far more than Art imitates Life.' Was he right? In Civilisations, David Olusoga travels the w... read more

Civilisations: First Contact / The Cult of Progress
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Flowing completely around the Earth and unimpeded by any landmass, the wild and elusive Southern Ocean reaches from the seasonally-shifting icy continent of Antarctica to the southern coastlines and islands of Australia, New Zealand, South America and South ... read more

Wild Sea: A History of the Southern Ocean
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 History

Series:The\Big Idea Ser.

When we are born, we are each assigned a gender based on our physical anatomy. But why is it that some people experience dissonance between their biological sex and their personal identity? Is gender something we are, or something we do? Is our expression o... read more

Primers for the 21st Century: Is Gender Fluid?
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 History

Series:The\Big Idea Ser.

Only four countries around the world do not currently define themselves as democracies. However, many more do not fulfill the four basic requirements of democracy: free and fair elections, active participation of citizens in politics, protection of hum... read more

Primers for the 21st Century: Is Democracy Failing?
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 History

Awards:Long-listed for Children's Book Council of Australia Awards: Eve Pownall Award for Information Books 2016.

The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka is the most talked-about work of Australian history in recent years. Now here is Clare Wright's groundbreaking, award-winning study of the women who made the rebellion in an abridged edition fo... read more

We are the Rebels: the Women and Men Who Made Eureka (Young Reader's Edition)
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In March 1918, with the fear of a one-million-man American army landing in France, the Germans attacked. In response, Australian soldiers were involved in a number of engagements, culminating in the Second Battle of Villers-Bre... read more

The Last 100 Days - The Australian Road to Victory in the First World War
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